EU (European Union)

UK begins post-Brexit future

New Year’s Day newspapers reflected the historic but still deeply divisive change, which will have repercussions for generations to come

Freight lorries disembark from a cross channel ferry at the Port of Dover following the end of the Brexit transition period, in Dover, Britain, on 31 December 2020

Europe begins vaccination as new virus strain spreads fears

Vaccinations in all 27 EU countries had been set to begin from Sunday but some countries began on Saturday: a 101-year-old woman in a care home became the first person in Germany to be inoculated, ...

Healthcare worker Vladimir Krcmery is seen after receiving the first injection nationwide, with a dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the University Hospital, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues, in Nitra, Slovakia, on 26 December 2020

China to leapfrog US as world’s biggest economy by 2028: CEBR

China will overtake the United States to become the world’s biggest economy in 2028, five years earlier than previously estimated due to the contrasting recoveries of the two countries from the ...

China to leapfrog US as world’s biggest economy by 2028

EU citizens in the UK face two-tier system after Brexit

Most EU citizens settled in the UK will retain their rights to live and work in the country after Brexit, but on 1 January a two-tiered system comes into force that may exclude thousands

Britain's chief Brexit negotiator, David Frost arrives at St Pancras International station in London, Britain on 6 December

Pfizer-BioNTech seek EU emergency approval for COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine could be rolled out in Europe this month, the companies said on Tuesday after they applied for EU emergency approval for the shot

In this file photo taken on 23 November 2020 is pictured a bottle reading "Vaccine Covid-19" next to US pharmaceutical company Pfizer and German biotechnology company BioNTech logos

Bdesh Jaatra platform,

Govt to send 1000 workers overseas from each upazila

The online platform ‘Bdesh Jaatra’ (foreign travel) will offer information on all sorts of services relevant to migration, including managing remittance.

Govt to send 1000 workers overseas from each upazila

Bangladeshis in the forests of Bosnia

Hungry, hapless, beaten and bruised, Bangladeshi refugees and asylum seekers roam the forests of Bosnia in the hope of finally reaching Italy, France or any other European country

Bangladeshsi asylum seekers in makeshift plastic-sheet shelters in Bosnian forests

Germany’s ‘eternal’ chancellor, marks 15 years in power

Assuming she finishes out her fourth term, she will tie Helmut Kohl’s longevity record for a post-war leader, with an entire generation of young Germans never knowing another person at the top

This file photo taken on 5 September 2015 shows a refugee holding a picture of German Chancellor Angela Merkel after the arrival of refugees at the main train station in Munich, southern Germany

Rohingya repatriation 'losing focus among int’l community'

The international community, including the US, has been providing humanitarian assistance and moving for the trial of those responsible for the brutalities in Myanmar, but has taken no tangible ...

Rohingya children are seen at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 7 March 2019.

The EU must not let Bangladesh’s workers down

Bangladesh has grown into one of major business EU partners, thanks to the opening of trade between the EU and Bangladesh under the Everything but Arms trade scheme, writes European Parliament member ...

Readymade garment (RMG) workers
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